Tag Archives: Faculty Development

What is the future for simulation and other technologies in nursing education: An NLNTEQ interview with Suzie Kardong-Edgren

This interview with Dr. Suzie Kardong-Edgren, professor and director of the RISE Center at the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Robert Morris University, Pennsylvania, discusses the history of research into the use of simulation in nursing education with a look to the future. Dr. Kardong-Edgren was one of the five researchers who published the NCSBN National Simulation Study

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Stop Lecturing!

By: Susan Gross Forneris Unfortunate as it is, active learning is fast becoming misunderstood. In many teaching circles, active learning is aligned with the buzz phrase flipped classroom…and often equates to creating games to keep students occupied. Nurse faculty uncomfortable with active learning will defend the continuation of lecture with: “the students demand lecture – they want the PowerPoints”; or,

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The Forecast for Tech Usage and Growth in Nursing Education: Part 4 of the series The Future of Technology in Nursing Education

In part 4 of this 4-part series, the dialogue continues on the topic: The Future of Technology in Nursing Education.  We discuss findings from the NLN and Wolters Kluwer (WK) national survey on the tech growth in nursing education over the next 5 years. By: Jone Tiffany and Sue Forneris In the final part of this 4-part series, our dialogue continues

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QR Codes and Augmented Reality: What Are They and How Can I Use Them in the Nursing Classroom?

By: Alaina Herrington and Cedar Wang Smartphones have become an unavoidable extension of our educational toolkit. We snap photos of everything. So how do we embrace the usefulness of this emerging technology and capture the attention of the digital natives in our classrooms and simulation labs? The use of QR (quick response) codes and augmented reality applications provides a new

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Curriculum Alignment: The Why, The What, The How

By: Tonya Schneidereith and Sabrina Beroz Historically, nursing education has included clinical rotations where students care for patients in the clinical setting. This gives students an opportunity to apply theory, to develop critical thinking skills, and to deepen learning. However, clinical experiences are fraught with empty downtime and missed opportunities, meaning that the hours spent in the clinical setting learning

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Are You Ready for Sim?

Teaching nursing using simulation has been proven to be as effective as traditional clinical methods when faculty have the needed skills and resources. Simulation Education Solutions for Nursing (SESN), developed by the National League for Nursing’s Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology and Laerdal Medical, helps schools and programs successfully implement highly effective simulation training for nursing students. Along with

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Become an NLN Sim Leader

Leadership Development for Simulation A Program of the NLN Leadership Institute During this year-long program, participants examine issues related to research in simulation, curricular integration, the role of simulation in interprofessional education, and managing and directing simulation activities within a school of nursing or a service setting. With the lens on leadership, the program emphasizes leadership development to advance simulation

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NLN Technology Edge Quarterly

Welcome to the inaugural newsletter of the NLN Center for Innovation in Simulation and Technology. Technology Edge Quarterly (TEQ) will provide you with updates on our work and upcoming events. In brief, the NLN’s simulation and technology center keeps nurse educators up-to-date on the latest innovations in simulation, e-learning, telehealth, and the integration of informatics into curricula. The center engages in

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